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Red Sugar Paste Rose

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Category Cake Decorating
Style Traditional
cjtay on craftsy.com

Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: sugar paste,floral wire,floral tape,gel paste food color super red,gum glue.

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What are you most proud of? That this turned out nicer than I had anticipated. I am very glad that I have stuck with my craft.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Paint the petals as you add them. The petals on the wires,of course,have to be completely dried before adding to the base petals of the flower. Add one wired petal at a time.

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what flower petal cutter did you use and what brand?

02/17/2012 Flag

i used a petal cutter with petals that can be pressed into the gum paste, plus round cutters for the wired large petals. I painted the variations on dark red petals after the initial rose was made from the petal press, and then after the wired petals were dried, I painted them and put everything together. For the dark verigated color, I used a dark red food gel color.

02/07/2014 Flag

beautiful...I agree would be nice to see a video LOL

02/17/2012 Flag

Beautiful rose....great detail

04/17/2012 Flag

Wonderful. Well done!

06/04/2012 Flag

I have been recovering from cancer and spent most of last year fighting it. It is my intention to re-focus what I was intending to build on before that happened. I hope that you all will come back as I would love to pass on to others what I have learned.

02/07/2014 Flag